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Royals ex-owner Glass dies at 84

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Former Kansas City Royals owner David Glass died last week at the age of 84, the team confirmed Friday. Glass, who bought the Royals for $96 million in April 2000, died on Jan. 9 from complications of pneumonia, according to his family. In a statement released on Twitter, new owner John Sherman, a local businessman who bought the team from the Glass family in November, said, "Like so many Kansas Citians, I am deeply saddened by the news of David's passing.

A’s waste late lead to Royals, lead over Tampa Bay down to 1

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Brett Phillips hit a tying home run off Hendricks in the ninth, Adalberto Mondesi followed with an RBI double and the Kansas City Royals beat Oakland 6-5 on Monday night to end the Athletics' six-game winning streak. It felt like I was making some pitches when I needed to but not enough,'' Hendriks said. I fell behind a couple times and had to kind of groove them a fastball.

A’s take on Royals in Oakland

Monday, September 16th, 2019

The Kansas City Royals continue baseball's toughest finishing schedule Monday night against the team with the easiest wrap-up slate when they open a week-long trip with a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics. The Royals (55-95) flew into Oakland on Sunday night just as the Kansas City Chiefs were flying out following a 28-10 thumping of the Raiders in an NFL matchup. Unlike the powerful Chiefs, the Royals packed a losing streak for their flight, one that consisted of 4-1, 6-1 and 12-3 home losses to first-place Houston.